NARRATIVE SUMMARIES OF REASONS FOR LISTING
Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 23 August 2010
Lashkar-e-Tayyiba was listed on 2 May 2005 pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 2 of resolution 1526 (2004) being associated with Al-Qaida, Usama bin Laden or the Taliban for “participating in the financing, planning, facilitating, preparing or perpetrating of acts or activities by, in conjunction with, under the name of, on behalf or in support of”, “supplying, selling or transferring arms and related materiel to” or “otherwise supporting acts or activities of” Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), Usama bin Laden and the Taliban.
Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) is a Pakistan-based organization which has engaged in terrorist activity and supported listed individuals and entities, including Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01) and to Usama bin Laden (deceased). Hafiz Muhammad Saeed(QI.S.263.08) is the chief of LeT as well as the emir or the leader of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD).
LeT has conducted numerous terrorist operations against military and civilian targets since 1993, including the November 2008 attacks in Mumbai, India, which killed approximately 164 persons and injured hundreds more. LeT has also been implicated in the July 2006 attack on multiple Mumbai commuter trains, the December 2001 attack against the Indian Parliament, in which Jaish-I-Mohammed (QE.J.19.01) was also implicated, and attacks in New Delhi in October 2005 and in Bangalore in December 2005, among others. LeT is also active in Afghanistan and other Asian countries; it has had links with Jemaah Islamiya (QE.J.92.02).
LeT has financed terrorist activity and provided training, logistical and infrastructural support to further such activity through its front organization, Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JUD).
LeT has supported Al-Qaida in numerous ways, including by providing the use of its infrastructure to Al-Qaida operatives. Zayn al-Abidin Muhammad Hussein (QI.H.10.01), a.k.a. Abu Zubaydah, was captured in March 2002 in a LeT safe house in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
LeT’s leaders include Arif Qasmani (QI.Q.271.09), chief coordinator for LeT’s dealings with outside organizations; Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi (QI.L.264.08), LeT’s chief of operations; Mohammed Yahya Mujahid (QI.M.272.09), head of the media department and a spokesman for LeT, and Haji Muhammad Ashraf(QI.A.265.08), chief of finance for LeT.
LeT has been financially supported by, among others, Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar (QI.K.135.03) and the Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QE.R.70.02).
Related listed individuals and entities:
Al-Qaida (QE.A.4.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Harakat Ul-Mujahidin / HUM (QE.H.8.01), listed on 6 October 2001
Jaish-I-Mohammed (QE.J.19.01), listed on 17 October 2001
Revival of Islamic Heritage Society (QE.R.70.02), listed on 11 January 2002
Jemaah Islamiyah (QE.J.92.02), listed on 25 October 2002
Al-Haramain Foundation (Pakistan) (QE.A.104.04), listed on 26 January 2004
Al-Akhtar Trust International (QE.A.121.05), listed on 17 August 2005
Harakat-ul Jihad Islami (QE.H.130.10), listed on 6 August 2010
Zayn al-Abidin Muhammad Hussein (QI.H.10.01), listed on 25 January 2001
Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar (QI.K.135.03), listed on 3 November 2003.
Mubarak Mushakhas Sanad Mubarak al-Bathali (QI.A.238.08), listed on 16 January 2008
Hafiz Muhammad Saeed(QI.S.263.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Zaki-Ur-Rehman Lakhvi (QI.L.264.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Haji Muhammad Ashraf(QI.A.265.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed Bahaziq (QI.B.266.08), listed on 10 December 2008
Arif Qasmani (QI.Q.271.09), listed on 29 June 2009
Mohammed Yahya Mujahid (QI.M.272.09), listed on 29 June 2009
Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri (QI.K.284.10), listed on 6 August 2010
Abdul Rahim Ba’asyir (QI.B.293.11), listed on 19 July 2011
Hafiz Abdul Salam Bhuttavi (QI.B.307.12), listed on 14 March 2012
Zafar Iqbal (QI.I.308.12), listed on 14 March 2012